Hurricane Ida could exacerbate oxygen shortage issues for hospitals
Aug 31, 2021

Hurricane Ida could exacerbate oxygen shortage issues for hospitals

Also today: China correspondent Jennifer Pak shares details of China's video gaming stocks following the announcement of online playing time restrictions for children. Senior economics contributor Chris Farrell stops by to talk about the concept of the "democratization of personal finance."

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Investing like the super rich doesn't mean top returns

Even with access to private equity and hedge funds, investors won't get the same returns as their wealthier counterparts, a study indicates.
"When you have a lot of money, you get access to the best," says Chris Farrell, Marketplace’s senior economics contributor. And the wealthiest can build up infrastructure to monitor and analyze their investments, he added.
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Hurricane Ida may worsen oxygen shortage

Aug 31, 2021
In many places, hospitals are running low on oxygen, which is used to treat patients with COVID and other conditions.
Oxygen tanks are ready for use on a floor dedicated to COVID-19 patients at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital on Aug. 10, 2021 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer